Police in Alaska investigate Craig’s List robbery
October 26, 2018 7:35PM AKDT
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) – Police in Alaska are investigating the robbery of a man who tried to buy a gun off Craig’s List.
Anchorage police say the victim met the seller at a local park Wednesday after he responded to the Craig’s List ad for the handgun.
According to police, the victim handed the seller $400 and signed a bill of sale.
Police say the seller loaded the gun, pointed it at the buyer and told him to walk away, then ran off with both the money and the gun.